Crossing the language barrier: Activist Translation

On the weekend of 8-9 October 2011 the Rebellious Media Conference will take place with Noam Chomsky as the keynote speaker on Saturday morning. I will be running a small participative workshop titled “Crossing the Language Barrier: Activist Translation“. This is what the website blurb says about the workshop: Politically engaged translators and interpreters provide […]

“Translation must be conscientious communication.”

Mexican activist translator Atenea Acevedo, who is also a member of Tlaxcala, was recently interviewed by the Argentinian magazine Página/12: “A conversation with Mexican activist translator Atenea Acevedo: A voice for conscientious communication“. Acevedo reflects upon what it means to be an activist translator and the role of translators in the 21st century, the age […]